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Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
airlines approved a new labor contract. the union addressed -- announced results today saying 74% of the pilots voted to ratify the contract. pilots will pay pay raises and own 13% of the parent company, likely clearing the way with a merger with u.s. airway autos san francisco school officials invited america's toughest p1Ñ wria letter after denying them a chance to speak to their class in person. the sheriff happens to be in san francisco for a conference. he received a bundle of letters written in spanish from students that criticized his aggressive enforcement of immigration laws in phoenix. >> and i'm concerned about parents giving the wrong message to their kids. and even teacher asks schools. because this class had to be controlled by a teacher. >> arpio gained fame for making inmates wear pink under wear. >> fox con, parts supplier for apple is considering a u.s. expansion now that apple ceo said it will begin manufacturing products here in the united states. and housing employees and dorms have been working for unbearly long hours and apple has not revealed which products w
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Dec 11, 2012 4:30am PST
angry crowds that are expected to turn out. the bill would allow workers at union represented businesses opt-out of paying dues. critics say it is a way to break unions. supporters say it is good for workers and would attract businesses. union backers concede they have little chance of stopping the measure passed by the republican legislature and the governor it >>> a woman who spent six days stranded in the sierra snow is recovering from hypothermia that took her boyfriend's life. in a just released 911 recording, we hear reaction after she was found by her brother. >> reporter: days after her boyfriend's jeep got stuck on a snowy road, paula lane was found by her brother, gary acting on a hunch. - front loader to go looking for his missing sister. the resort was a mile down the road. >> the lady who was missing for days has just been brought in, in hypothermic condition. >> can you describe her condition? >> hypothermic, frostbite on the feet. right now we have her near the fire and wrapped in a blanket. >> reporter: the dispatcher learns that roderick clifton who left the s
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
while walking from home to her school bus stop. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury convicted her of first-degree murder. that was in october. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >> coming up, new developments in egypt. the changes the embattled president says he will make, but will it be enough to ease tensions? and people in south africa are worried about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he is hospitalized. we will have the >>> san bernardino police are investigating the fatal shooting of a student by police. the officers were called to an off-campus dormatory about a disturbance. investigators say they confronted a male student in the dorm hallway and that he put up a fight. police say they shot him when they feared for their own safety. one officer
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
can drop off items, union square in san francisco, beautiful tree there. we have a spot picked out for kristen and cheryl jennings. >> gorgeous, you can see it is not raining there now. live doppler tracking the storm hitting the bay area. meteorologist lisa argen will be back to tell us what to >>> good morning. a chilly, damp start. live doppler you can see we have showers around the bay the cold front hung up in the south bay colder air ushering in behind the system is bringing the light showers from the north bay into tiburon and richmond off the coast of the peninsula. further south wet weather from san jose to los gatos. if you are traveling no delays yet.arttv look at the eastern seaboard, the southeast from atlanta to northern florida looking kind of wet. you can see the front pushing through the rest of the bay. expect a few delays, give yourself extra time. it is going to be a chilly couple of days. >>> not going to stop the fun as we welcome folks to join us for our share your holiday food drive. >> it is in its 21st year. >> amy hollyfield is live at the beautiful union squ
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 5:00am PST
, time or money we have giveaways if you come here, santana row or union square in san francisco. we have four tickets to disneyland also oakland ballet nutcracker and 50 certificates valued at $125 each. come down, help me fill these empty barrels so we can have a great holiday season for everybody. >>> take part in the share your holiday food drive-by calling the number on your screen 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. >>> the pope sends his first tweet. what he's saying. >>> airline attendants are famous for being pleasant and friendly. why are some on one airline refusing to smile? >> this is a live look at the embarcadero, bay bridge, meteorologist lisa argen is tracking the storm. also update on your commute from sue. >>> good morning. we are waking to light showers around the bay area no airport delays. pretty stormy in parts of the southeast atlanta, northern florida and no delays yet. we are looking at some of the coldest air of the season headed our way. grab the heavier coat, high temperatures today only in the mid 50s, scattered showers throughout the day
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Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
threatening to go on strike as early as today because of a labor impasse/a. union workers are having a disagreement with hms host the company that runs concessions at the airport union says the company wants employees to pay lw insurance increases takÄp unpaid meal breaks and freeze wages for the rest of the contract. union workers plan to rally from noon to 6:00 this evening outside the airport terminals. >>> north korea says it has continue -- detain add american citizen after he confessed to unspecified crimes. they say he's from washington state and he is known as kenneth bay, a 44-year-old tour operator of korean descent. officials say the crimes were proven through evidence. media reports say he was taken into custody after entering the country in early november as part of a tour. >>> we are waiting new commentsqto>é from house speaker z cliff talks he's expected to speak in a little more than 10 minutes from now. thúká(>i- >>> good morning. they are worried about going over the fiscal cliff into a recession. yórñ house republican leaders postponed vote on legislation tha
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Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
just in case. abc 7 news laura anthony is wlif that part of the story. laura? >> yes. near union city, the school district has been planning it's first activel(pykçó r# shor drill here sometime. but now, in light of events they'll have to come up with ways to conduct such a drill, explining to it kids in a way that doesn't traumatize students. >> i found out on social network autos many students in the bay area learned about the connecticut shooting on facebook. >> it is just wrong. like... they're not adults yet. they're killing little kids. >> leo was waiting to pick up his granddaughter. >> do you think kids should have to wory about going to school? >> naturally. everybody has to worry. it's terrible. >> new haven district psychologist spent most of her day talking with teachers and staff about how to spot signs of disstay with us stres in kids, how to respond when they come back next week, informed. >> let them know every once in a while this does happen. it rarely happens and that there are adults there that they can go to when they're feeling afrayed. >> in oakland, the
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
the united states. perhaps no place in america more closely associated with unions than the state of michigan. and today, thousands of union workers descended on the capital to protest a new law they believe could be an ominous signal for unions and worker paychecks everywhere. here's abc's alex perez. >> reporter: the anger boiling over. officers turning to pepper spray to control the crowd at least 10,000 deep. but it wasn't enough. michigan republican lawmakers approving landmark legislation, lifting the requirement that workers in unionized workplaces pay union dues. an army of officers have been guarding the governor's office all day. some of these demonstrators have been here since 5:00 this morning. the republican governor has signed the law. >> with a stroke of a pen, take our rights away. it's offensive. >> reporter: supporters call it right to work, but unions say it's nothing less than an effort to cut their bargaining power. less dues means less influence. the afl-cio says the average worker in right to work states earns $1,500 less than workers in states without those la
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
here on thornton avenue up union city boulevard towards union city this is going to slide towards fremont possibly the great mall in milpitas f you are heading that way rain getting ready to move into where our studios are -- in the embarcadero towards fisherman's wharf back 280 towards daly city, ocean avenue. as we look to the northwest the radar returns aren't as numerous as they were this morning with the heating they could build and you could see some of this, check out the double rainbow that was sent by louie in mountain view earlier this morning. thank you for sending that in. everybody is at a surplus even livermore. oakland -- san jose at 141 you have come a long way were you well below for the longest time. santa rosa nearly 170% of average. we are doing well as far as that, almost too well. 47 in san rafael, 48 oakland, 47 fremont, everybody else low to mid 50s coast. low 50s monterey bay and inland. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, more wet weather friday and saturday, promise after that will end 2012 on a quiet note and start 2013 on a dry note.
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if it was an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts made a bee line from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a ballistics vest and carrying a semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already firing. he killed 54-year-old cindy anne yule and 45-year-old steven forsyth. hig
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 1:05am PST
the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if off dutys an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob ty made a roberts made a bee lie from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a vest and ca vest and carrying amiautomati semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already firing. he killed 54-year-old cindy
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
help students and staff deal with this tragedy n union city, school district officials consoled each other. one psychologist figuring older kids were likely to learn about the connecticut shooting through social media. she also helped to craft an e mail to go staff and teacher as cross the district. >> look for in students that might, this might have a big impact on wh. to refer them for services. >> in oakland, administrators say they're trying to give out information without drama tiesing it and trying to reassure students they have many people looking out for them. >> so, once again air, shooting massacre rekindling long running debate in this country, being talked about with renewed vigor in sacramento tonight. we're live with both sides of the issue. nannette? >> the brady campaign ranks california as having the strictest concontrol laws in the country. advocates are seizing on the moment, state senator considering reintro dugs a bill. governor brown ordered flags at the california state capitol to be flown at half staff calling the tragedy a heart breaking loss. 23 years ago ca
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
in san francisco to mark the beginning of hanukkah. another is sed scheduled in union square. the lighting semis will continue each day until december 15th. it's been a holiday tradition in union square since 1975. the first candle is lit to commemorate the victory of a small ban of fighters over the syrian army. >> a dining experience led women to be embarrassed. >> and a chilly night across the bay area. as we take a live look outside. we'll check in with meteorologist leigh glaser to meteorologist leigh glaser to find out if you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> ama: a pair of australian radio hosts who pulled off a royal pran
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
will be broadcasting all day long from these three locations, union square in san francisco. that's where dan and i will be. san tan uh row -- santana row in san jose. >> larry will be there. >> you can drop off food or cash donations anytime between 5:30 in the morning until 7:00 in the evening. >> if you can't make it to one of our sites, try it. you can call 1-877-525-3775. we will take your contribution over the phone or text the word feed to 80077 and donate $10 on your cell phone bill. it is a fun time of year and an important day. >> speaking of larry beil he is with us. >> tomorrow at broadway plaza we will do the donations and talk smith-kaepernick. we can do hours on that. and if you remember watching jason kidd while he was at cal, the jump shot was iffy. but he works at the craft. the kidd is king of new york. >>> good evening. the warriors will try to keep their perfect road trip going. it won't be easy facing the miami heat. jason kidd won the battle of new york for the knicks. the knickses and nets in oakland. they jumped out to an early 26-9 lead. joe johnson with th
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
area. >> spencer christian is in union square with the celebration there. >> hello. i am here. and you are being entertained by her revel highness, but we don't want you to be a rebel. join us in our abc 7 share your holiday drive drive. -- food drive. you can come down here where we are and make a donation. easiest way is text your donation to 80077 there are seven ways to give on our web site which is abc 7.com. but first, let me bring in her blaine johnson. hi, blaine. >> hi. >> with san francisco and marin food banks and why is it so important to help out in this cause? >> i want to emphasize one in four people, one in four, are at risk of hunger in san francisco and marin. donations make a world of difference. >> even in an area like ours there are people that are hungry and need help. >> it's surprising if r.and people think this is a wealthy area and people don't need help. the people we see in lines every day certainly tell a different story. >> they do. thank you. you're doing great work here. we've raised 10,000s skpdz we need more. help us. seven ways to gismt i'll be back w
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury quirked her of first-degree murder. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >>> coming up, in egypt the changes the embattled president says he will make but will it be enough to ease tension. and people worry about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he was hospitalized. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature
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Dec 21, 2012 5:00am PST
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Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
stop. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury convicted her of first-degree murder. that was in october. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >> coming up, new developments in egypt. the changes the embattled president says he will make, but will it be enough to ease tensions? and people in south africa are worried about the health of former president nelson mandela he has been >>> san bernardino police are investigating the fatal shooting of a student by state california police. the officers were called to an off-campus dormatory about a disturbance. investigators say they confronted a male student in the dorm hallway and that he put up a fight. police say they shot him when they feared for their own safety. one officer was checked at a hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries. >>> an
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00am PST
right now she wants heavy traffic in union square. >> that's because -- ♪ ♪ >> look at those familiar faces. >> don sanchez and sue hall ringing in the holiday season this morning at the 32nd annual celebrity ringing of the bells outside macy's. >> this year's theme is rock the square featuring a concert going on now. go out there and say hi. >>> just ahead, mike is going to introduce us to a new friend. >>> coming up at 3:00 on katie, million dollar ideas and then raising a stink in malibu the problem not sitting well with residents. at 5, warning signs to look for so you don't get taken in a car consignment scan as in the bay area did. those stories and more later today. >>> let's talk a little pure love with this friday's perfect pet. >> schnitzel the snoozer. >> nice to see you. -- always nice to see you. >> tell us about schnitzel,. >> schnitzel is 13 years old, still pepe although you might not see it now. now he's in coma mode. >> he's in love mode now. >> he's part of our home for the holidays program at the spca all our holiday-named pets, cats and dogs have their adoption fe
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Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
right to work legislation dealing a blow to organized labor unions signing a bill just hours after legislature passed measures as a chance of thousands of angry protestors filled the capitol. tj#m÷çr9hdas more. >> michigan republican controlled state legislature approved two controversial right to work bills today. protestors crowded state capitol. >> benefits will go down. it's going tojuÑww hurt small business and local business. it's just going to hurt michigan. >> issue is right to work allowing people to opt out of joining the union. the governor flip flopped saying it's labor and democrat to pass prop 2 in november. trying to put collective bargaining rights into the constitution. >> made the point to them to sfai you go forward with this, you're going to create an environment involving labor issues. and that is what happened. >> democrats in congress met with the governor, asking him to delay the issue. >> he has respongsibility as our leader of avoiding this cliff. it's not good enough we told him, for him to say he'd like to get this behind us. >> in what wout#m!@ be a
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Dec 12, 2012 4:30am PST
francisco at union square this morning it is amy hollyfield. now, we are kicking off the share your holiday food drive to let you know how you can help others in need during this season. bring your food down to us at the stations, we will take it and donate it to the proper places. also, if you come down and meet us in person, there's some prizes, ravel -- raffle prizes. 5:30, santana row, union square and here at broadway plaza in walnut creek. >>> you at home can take part in the food drive-by calling: 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. we'll be going back to mike as well as amy hollyfield and katie marzullo. >>> we are continuing to follow breaking news from the south bay, truck plowed into an apartment here is a live picture of that pick-up truck, police on scene abc7 news was first to report, a child was sleeping in bed when that pick-up truck slammed into the room. she is at the hospital now and we'll stay on top of this for you. >>> vicious crime in east bay neighborhood. frightening scene neighbors encountered as they ran into the street to answer a cry for
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Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
looking it he rain but gusty winds. lighter rains into fremont and union city and the south bay. this will all continue to increase throughout the day. the first half of the day looking much, much different than the second half. carolyn. >> lisa, you are the key person this morning. thank you so much. big concern in the north bay is flooding, especially along creeks and rivers. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in napa where they are watching that river rise inch by inch. >> yes. inch by inch, carolyn, especially as the rain continues to fall. i've come to the realization this is my lot in life, to be put in situations where the rain is blowing horizontally at me all morning long. the wind is whipping through napa. we have a look at the river this morning whereas carolyn mentioned, flooding is a concern. it was expected that the river would surpass it's flood level about noon today. now that's changed. estimates go anywhere from 1:00 p.m. to between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. estimates are the water could rise and reach 25 to 27 feet. elsewhere here in napa you can see downtown. it
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> tentative settlement between port of oakland and union as oakland is getting extra business because of a port strike in long beach and los angeles. clerical workers on their eighth day of a strike. poverty workers in oakland set to vote on the proposed deal tomorrow. details not being released. the port and union workers have been bargaining for 16 months. >>> former commander of a contra costa narcotics task force is expected to plead guilty to drug charges. he will admit to five federal counts, conspiracy to sell marijuana and meth, theft, robbery and civil rights violations. he was caught in a federal sting operation in february of last year with the guilty plea he faces minimum of 10 years. >>> san francisco's supervisors are set to take a final vote this afternoon to amend the building code to reduce square footage requirement for residental units the microapartments would be 220 square feet, the measure initially passed after supervisor weiner it would be for new construction only. he also agreed to captain initial round of building permits at 375 microapartments. rents are ex
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Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
, police have no suspect and no motive. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle le is scheduled for sentencing today. laws require giselle esteban to spend a minimum of 25 years after a jury convicted her of first degree murder in october. prosecutors say esteban killed le in a jealous rage. >>> sheriff's dive team and coast guard hope conditions today will allow them to resume searching waters off mare island for a missing worker. he was last seen saturday on a tugboat next to a ship that he and a friend were restoring. throughouts believe the retired mechanical engineer fell overboard. his friend found his truck all loaded up and ready to leave. a lit in the tugboat was still on the door was open. >>> the driver's license belonging to jenni rivera has been recovered from the crash site where her plane went down over the weekend. this video shows rivera's california driver's license it appears to be partially melted. the 43-year-old singer was best known for -- six others were onboard, no one survived, leave a comment on faceb
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00am PST
abc7news.com/community. many of us will be out there cheryl and i will be in san francisco at union square all morning. the weather hopefully -- >> i was going to say rain or shine. >> nothing is going to dammen -- dampen our spirits maybe our hair. >> i'll be at walnut creek it will be dry there. a little drier faster wednesday still looking like tuesday night into wednesday a chance of wet weather. 5:17 from vollmer peak towards san francisco, it looks clear right now. live doppler 7 hd radar and satellite, we don't have radar returns and we don't have clouds, definitely gives you an idea now dry the air mass is sitting on top of us this among. we are 41 in santa rosa and fairfield mid to upper 40s livermore concord, antioch, napa, 60 oakland for the warm spot, 53 san francisco, 57 half moon bay, low to upper 40s monterey bay and inland gilroy 41. sunny today, warmest afternoon this week. light rain tuesday into wednesday, back side of that system cooler, 50s for highs wednesday through the weekend. mid 60s south bay today san jose and los gatos 66. mid 60s peninsula. half moon ba
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
against tokyo electric company owned by japanese government. >> union members will be allowed to demonstrate right outside stores in california. however, nonlabor democrat straightors will not be allowed to do so. california supreme court made that ruling on thursday. it stems from a battle over constitutional rights between ravels grocery stores and yun yinz. the supreme court said the picketors have right to use private land for labor-related speech, however, stores will be allowed to limit space they can use. >> and an increasing number of san francisco murals turning into targets for vandal as courting to street artists saying their paintings@/dcn beig tagged with graffiti at higher rates this year. that is a shame. artists say once it has been destroyed restoring sit too time consuming. the city says they've spent $3.5 million on graffiti abaitment. >> san francisco company that tracks apps says fewer people are using the program called2vx instagram saying it's lost 25% of daily active users in weeks. numbers don't require changes to terms of service agreement actually cost
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Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
bargaining table today for represents of the nhl and the players' union. it's the first time in weeks that the sides are meeting fais to fais to end the ongoing lockout. the nhl offered a new proposal last thursday. >>> the nfl's second season is upon us. 12 teams still alive. 20 teams going home. sunday's highlights now from espn. >> cassidy hubbarth here with your "sportscenter" update. adrian peterson, 208 yards away from the single-season rushing record in the first quarter. the vikings up ten. the vikings near field goal range. he needs 35 yards to get the record. he was just 26 yards. not enough time for another snap. he finished eight yards shy of the record. but the vikings in field goal range. blair walsh for the win. and the vikings win it, 37-34, they're headed to the playoffs. they snap the five-game losing streak to the packers. >>> what about the battle for the nfc east? the redskins and cow boys. the skins trying to get in the playoffs for the first time since 2007. 200 yards rushing for albert morris. robert griffin iii, fakes handoff, keeps it himself. skins take the 14-7
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Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
little kids. >> in union city the school district will have the first ever active school drill next march and officials are keenly aware of how the tragedy might affect younger students. >> with younger children, it's like an earthquake drill maneuver you are reassuring the children and moving the children around. >> district psychologists were coaching faculty members in how to see distress in kids. >> let them know every once in a while it happens but rarely happens and there are adults they can go to. >> in san francisco it was gut check time. school officials were reexamining safety plans since the columbine massacre. since then, their tactics have changed. >> we take immediate action. we know that lies are at stake and if there is an immediate shooting, our officers gather and engage. >> overall there was very little panic at local schools but definitely a solemn news that made parents want to be closer to their children today. >>> thanks very much. >>> there is a vigil of one in san jose we want to share with you. remarkable picture, the mother shared this photo. the little gi
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Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
would bar unions from requiring non-union workers to pay union fees. president obama criticized the legislation, saying it's about giving workers the right to work for less money. the republican governor is backing the proposal. but democrats met with him yesterday to urge a veto. >>> protests are also expected in egypt today. the military in position near cairo's presidential palace, keeping an eye on opponents of president mohamed morsi. they, along with morsi supporters, are both staging massive marches today, ahead of saturday's vote, on a draft constitution. that referendum and morsi's power grab in the last month, set off the worst violence since last year's revolution. >>> also, breaking news this morning from south africa. we learned that former president nelson mandela is suffering from a recuring lung infection. doctors say the 94-year-old leader is responding to dreemt. mandela has been in the hospital since saturday. and until now, his medical condition had not been made public. >>> a new intelligence report is offering bold predictions about where the world is heading b
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Dec 11, 2012 1:40am PST
today in protest of a right-to-work measure. the legislation would bar unions from requiring non-union workers to pay those union fees. democrats met with the governor to urge a veto. and carollers gathered singing modified christmas songs in protest of the proposal. president obama said the legislation is about giving workers the right to work for less money. of course, the president enjoying a lot of support from the unions. if this does indeed happen, michigan will become the 24th right-to-work state. but governor rick schneider is backed by a full house and senate of republicans. so this could be easily passed. >> you're seeing a conservative movement to get a better handle on unions. and deal with them better. but the thing about michigan, it's considered to be the birthplace of the nation's modern labor movement. so if it happens there, it could happen in other states and put into motion a domino effect. we saw the wisconsin battle. ohio has dealt with these labor issues. so changing winds in the world of labor and michigan, if they go this way, that would be a big move here. som
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Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
over 60,000 russian children since the fall of the soviet union. but russian officials have pointed to the cases of 19 children who died after being adopted by americans. and in 2010, russia erupted in fury after a 7-year-old boy named artem was sent back to russia alone by his american adoptive mother, carrying a note saying he'd become too difficult to handle. but children's rights advocates say this new ban is playing politics with the lives of children. now, with no way of contacting her, she wishes she could send her daughter a simple message. >> i would tell her that we love her and to be strong and that we're going to do everything we can to come back and get her. >> reporter: but at the end of their last visit, it was paulina who was trying to comfort her mother. >> i was crying and telling her good-bye and she said, "don't cry, mommy, be strong." >> reporter: and david, this is a scene that's playing out in literally hundreds of homes across america tonight. families that thought they would soon be welcoming home a child are now wondering if they will ever get to see that c
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Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
defense of marriage act, which defines marriage under federal law as the union of one man and one woman. the justices will also decide whether states have the power to ban gay marriage. and 30 states have laws that do just that. it's been a breathtaking year of change on the issue. president obama, in a switch from 2008, announced his support for gay marriage in a may interview with abc's robin roberts. >> for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that i think same sex couples should be able to get married. >> reporter: on election day last month, voters approved gay marriage at the ballot box for the first time, after dozens of defeats, when maine, maryland and washington state legalized it. but now, it all comes down to the nine justices of the supreme court, and they are generally conservative on social issues, though they're closely divided. for opponents of gay marriage, the very fabric of our society is at stake. >> the fundamental reason why marriage is treated as a public institution rather than a purely private relationship is because it serves the intere
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
now that streps towards north of union city 880 to toe road light to moderate rain, cross over dumbarton bridge north of bay road towards redwood city, jefferson avenue heavier rain, belmont, san mateo, burlingame, all wet, light in the south bay. heaviest rain moving through now and will be moving through until 8:00 then rain in the south bay until noon, scattered showers for the rest of us, towards the forecast, dry tomorrow through tuesday. >>> live shot of san rafael, camera facing in the northbound direction 101 out of novato past lucas valley road in the marin ymca on the right traffic busy but moving light rain we had the he rain this morning fog up and over the waldo grade one of the heavier commutes 80 westbound from highway 4 right now still have activity on the shoulder before university with earlier accident blocking a lane there you can look at about an hour drive from the carquinez into the macarthur maze. south 1 he would 1 before cesar chavez "sig alert" lifted -- slow off of the bay bridge in san francisco, bumper-to-bumper eastbound 580 at edwards an accident
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
labor unions calling on the president to stand firm against cuts to social security and medicare. as our abc 7 news political analyst explains inside game is taking place behind closed doors between high-level staffers on both sides, crunching numbers and floating possible compromises. >> i think the feeling today is that more hopeful but still guardedly cautious. >> he says there are so many options from doing nothing to reaching a grand bargain to just muddling through. muddling through is the most-likely and it would mean tax cuts for the middle class will be extended and rates for the wealthy will go up.[çift and after the first of the year, president and republican-led house will be fighting again, this time over raising the debt ceiling. the president has been trying to pull that debt ceiling deadline into any agreement but that would require sort of a megadeal. at this point a muddled deal more likely. there is that talk that the end of the year deadline everybody is talking about could be pushed into the first couple weeks of the new year. how is that for muddle something. >
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Dec 18, 2012 4:00am PST
used by moms decade after decade. starts with ground beef, unions, and peppers baked in a ketchup glaze with savory gravy and mashed russet potatoes. what makes stouffer's meatloaf best of all? that moment you enjoy it at home. stouffer's. let's fix dinner. >>> the first day back to class for some new s in newtown, connecticut. >> gun debate -- rains on in the wake of the shooting what state lawmakers are planning to do to restrict gun sales in california. >>> tracking showers, live doppler over the ocean now we'll see if they come inland. freezing cold toning rain in th. and light snow in northern new england. >>> and finally from us this morning, the school shooting tragedy in connecticut is touching lives, not only here in the northeast. but really across the country. >> the expression of support are even coming in from around the globe. and the response has been incredible. wabc's lucy yang has the story. >> reporter: if it is any comfort, newtown does not suffer alone. take a look at irene's flower shop. they have received orders for bouquets from around the world. >> we got
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
lost his seven titles decemberç;óú 6th, when te international cycling union banned him from theu;xí sport fr life. penalties came after the anti-doping agency hit him with similar sanctions for using banned substances he did not appeal and it appears he won't challenge this latest ban either. >>> still ahead, five things to know before you go. 60 seconds. >>> you are looking live at mount tam,kv)-l beautiful sky, n starting to come up those are clouds but not the kind that are going to drop rain todayo)oz it is your break so enjoy itu:b >>> here areg/s34ç five things o know before you go: number one, breaking news, police on the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting in walnut creek. officers responding to a 911 call shot and9mm killed a man this morning at an apartment complex on creek side drive near south main. dz'm$nother news conference scheduled for later this morning. two, pg&e crews pinched)]-9v off gas leak in'áíÑ brentwood a short time ago several homes evacuated last night. crews expect to spend the day repairing the damaged line. >> number three, postal sñ stea
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Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
people at union square where amy hollyfield is and kristen sze and cheryl jennings will be there later. katie marzullo is in san jose. it is so easy to drop off nonperishable goods in the barrel or cash to help out this holiday season. once again, our shear the holiday food drive, or textíímÑ- tech the word feed to 80077 to donate $10 to the cause. now back to "good morning america." >>> darwin the monkey in happier times. there he is, brushing his teeth. that was -- josh is making me crack up right now. that was all before he went to ikea, got lost. i meant to crack you up. but i did it to myself. >> toond me, too. >> we were discussing for six minutes how we were going to get through that. and we failed. >> we failed. but we're going to have all the latest on darwin and what is next for him, after he's been taken into custody after that runaway. good morning, everyone. >> happy wednesday. >>> well, you know who's going to keep us all in line. barbara walters is here. she's going to tell us who made her list of the most fascinating people of the year. she's joining us live to tell
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Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
western union agent told us the scammer had come into this shop this past year. >> i remember he had claimed money from me in the past. >> it's called the stranded traveler scam. scam artists hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family. then use that information to fool you into thinking they're in trouble. >> it's devilishly clever. >> yes. social engineering can preying on what is important to you. >> if you send money the con artist pits you on their sucker list and hit you with other scams. experts say never send money without making sure the e-mail is really from a friend. abc news, washington. >> ama: to a different kind of theft, there's a growing spike in crime all over the country targeting iphones, this shows a thief sneaking up on a victim and putting her in a head lock before snatching already iphone. one person crashed a bmw in into a store and then ran off with a stash. and in new york city, iphone thefts spiked 40%, and in washington, dc they make up 40% of all robberies. san francisco police say they've received 1700 rep
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Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
the california nurses association against sutter health this year. the union has been in contentious contract negotiations for 18 months. sutter health says the strike was shrewdly calculated to cost extra because they have to pay fill-in nurses for the entire week for one day. >>> we havertpÑ new video showig firefighters putting out flames on a us airways jet late last night at sky harbor international airport in phoenix. fire officials say a small fire erupted in the rear of the plane. crews sprayed theb foam, it is believed that the auxillary power unit which supplies electricity to the plane overheated. no passengers were on the plane. >>> southwest airlines downplaying it, passengers tell us something happened on a flight phoenix to oakland, fire crews and paramedics responded to the airport for a potential hydraulic failure onboard flight 1033. a flight attendant announced they should be grateful for the pilot's skill in landing but didn't say why. no word from southwest. >>> netflix is still down this morning after the video streaming service was mit by a christmas eve outag
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Dec 20, 2012 12:00am PST
employees union are going to meadation now but things don't look good which means in the future we'll make our own twinkies using old sink sponges and cool whip. no one is sure what will happen but rumors that a mexican company might buy them and the owner of that company, addressed those rumors today. >> a look at your business headlines, a mexican billionaire may save the twinkie. there is growing speculation, the company groupo bimbo could try to buy hostess. >> guillermo: twinkie make me the man i do, i save all my peso and now i have all of them! look, i am a twinkie! ha, ha, ha! >> jimmy: who would have ever guessed? this is funny, even though hostess is headquartered in texas a reporter in new jersey felt the need to ask governor chris christie what he thought about this whole thing. and unfortunately for him the governor did not take the bait. >> you are not asking me about hostess twinkies, have you? what's the next question. i'm not answering a question -- i'm on the "saturday night live" enough, you think you're getting me behind this microphone talking about twinkies? this
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Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
the small band of fighter of the army. it will take place in union square where the first candle of the 25-foot menorah will be lit. others occur at the square at 5 carolyn tyler 30 and the mass sonic center at 8:00. coming up next at six, a skateboarder is killed in a crosswalk. it was one of two deadly accidents yesterday in the east bay. and a neighborhood on watch after at least two sexual assaults. you will see the suspect police need to find. in the news this sunday morning a pipe bomb goes off in a mailbox in the east bay and a witness description of the car of the suspect. plus traffic is stopped for hours in concord after a driver hits and kills a skateboarder. police are still investigating if the driver was at fault. good morning, everyone.
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Dec 15, 2012 6:00am PST
wrong. because like they are killing little kids. >> in union city the school district will have the first ever active shooter drill next march. officials are keenly aware of how this tragedy might affect younger students. >> with younger children it's a fire drill like earthquake drill like maneuver where you are reassuring your children and moving the children around. >> district psychologists were coaching faculty members on how to spot signs of distress in kids and how to respond when they come back next week. >> let them know every once in a while this kind of thing does happen but it rarely happens and there are adults there that they can go to when they are feeling afraid. >> in san francisco it was gut check time. school officials were reexamining safety plans that have been in place since the columbine massacre. since then police say the tactics have changed. >> we take immediate action. we know lives are at stake and if there's an mediacy our officers are told to gather and engage. >> i am allen wong, abc 7 news. >>> president obama is using his weekly address to ask all am
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Dec 2, 2012 9:00am PST
rain in fremont and gusty winds in union city. on the peninsula, a heavy downpour and winds have lightened up here. but still some light rain. the front has yet to move through san francisco. some heavier rain on the peninsula from woodside to 280 and flooding is happening in the santa cruz mountains. we are looking at rain rates of an inch an hour and another additional inch is forecasted. take a look at these current wind gusts. you can see where the front has moved through. it is breezy and dangerous out there. and throw 10:15 we will be looking at flooding imminent, and then beyond that the creeks and the streams will be draining into the rivers, and then we are looking at the rivers rising right on through midday. carolyn? >> it is a wild morning. thank you, low saw. both eastbound lanes of the richmond san rafael bridge remain blocked by an overturned big rig right now. the chp won't even think about moving it until the winds die down. abc7 news reporter nick smith is on the bridge to update this storm-related news. >> carolyn, this is the first time i have had an opportuni
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Dec 1, 2012 8:00am PST
union city. san leandro and the peninsula down to the south bay, sunnyvale cupertino light showers. we're going to get into this break, as the break, continue to lighten up. breezy throughout the day today. we are looking at our last system in the pacific that will bring us the heavy winds into tomorrow. we'll time out the next heavy rain coming your way in a few minutes. >> katie: get where you are going and stay there. developing news in south florida two people are now dead and more than two dozen others injured. a tour bus hit an overpass at miami international airport. officials say all 32 people aboard the bus suffered some sort of injury. the driver was not familiar with the area and didn't intend to go to the airport. they are supposed to travel through the departure area that has a higher clearance. >> north korea says it will try again to launch a long range rocket. they say the launch will take place between december 10 and december 22. it comes as kim jung un meets with chinese officials to discuss relations and comes ahead of south korea presidential election. north la
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Dec 14, 2012 1:40am PST
cute, too. these are retro pop phones from native union. i love them. >> love, love, love. >> so much fun. 30 bucks, why not? >> i have one. >> they're so easy to use. just stick them into your phone, start talking on the other end, you're cutting down on cell phone radiation. so form and function. i love it. this is a charging station, believe it or not. >> shocking. >> you can stick anything that is connected to a wire that needs to be charged in here, and it does a really great job. it's fun. it does a good job of hiding all the wires. so no more tangled mess. headphones are key for music lovers. and the good news is, you don't have to spend $300 to get a good pair. these are $55. every bit as good as the fancy ones. >> what about charging your phone? >> charging your phone, like very, very important. you never want to be caught with a dead phone. these are backup batteries from anchor. this is called the slim talk. it's 25 bucks. charge it on your computer, throw it in your bag, charge your phone when you're on the go, you're all set. >> what about this one? >> this is a key chain
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Dec 19, 2012 1:40am PST
gun control after friday's massacre in connecticut. >> from big companies to teachers unions to capitol hill, the argument over assault weapons laws is being heard loud and clear. it's wednesday, december 19th. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. we'll hear both sides of the gun debate in just a moment. it's quite, quite a debate. >>> then we'll take you live to newtown, connecticut, for the latest on the investigation and the security children are facing as they return to school this week. >> not many school districts in this country not reviewing their policies this week. >> no question about that. >>> also this morning, can a tiny gunshot victim defy the odds? a baby girl shot in her mother's womb by the same gun used in connecticut. what doctors say about such violence they see every day. >>> and the storm millions of holiday travelers need to keep an eye on. it's unleashed mudslides that wiped a train right off the tracks. >> look at that. >>> but first, the nra is fi
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Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
broadway plaza. and juf in union square is spence yir chris chichbl we'll start with you, spencer. hi. >> yes. i was arifg as you two were leaving as a matter of fact we had it covered all day. yes. we've had a successful day here. at union square with the food drive. there are ways you can help and seven ways you text the word feed to 80077 but you can go to our web site and find ways you can donate. one of our donors from tech gives back. this is knowa. tell us about -- first, thank you. tell us about tech gives back. >> sure. so tech gives back is a coalition of 30 start ups in the bay area, we're working to do clothing drives and food drives to help support local charities mostly in san francisco. >> and looks like you're having fun? >> yes. it's a success. >> it's going great. over 30 start ups including companies like comcast, khan academy. as far as we know it's the first time start ups throughout the bay area banded together to help give back during holiday season. >> thank you so much. we appreciate the effort. it's much needed. so once again, join abc p 7 share your holiday
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Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
auction. no charges have yet been filed against the owner. >> the police officer union says the department riched a dipping point.7)÷ >> saying the city is losing more experienced officers than it will be able to recruit and retain. happening now a half dozen police officers walked away from the department just this week. there are 44 new recruits but since september, 36 officers resigned or retired from the department. the union says if you add in officer who's have given notice and will be gone by the end of the month, the city is now losing officers at a faster pace than it will be ever to replai.s poa says experienced cops are leaving in record numbers and this in the case of pay cuts and better opportunities in other cities. >> we call it voting with your feet. they're walking out. we can't strike or do job actions. so the only way to send a leave. >> the mayor says the city has fewer officers than 10 years ago. the budget increased and the city needs to rain in those costs. san jose voters support read form measures. the union says it did not anticipate the experiodus it'
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00am PST
civil liberties union will ask organization of american states to investigate u.s. government for the way it treated convicted terrorist jose dill the aclu says he was -- jose little . the aclu says he was subjected to intimidation that amounted to torture. the watchdog group says the u.s. unfairly labeled padilla an enemy combatant. >>> new fbi report shows incidents of hate crime are going down, anti-gay violence is up. fbi says more than 6,000 hate crimes were reported to u.s. law enforcement last year, down 6% from the previous year. sexual orientation hate crimes went up to more than 1500 in 2011, increase of more than 2 1/2%. >>> in morning federal reserve has its eye on the fiscal live. new bonding program to support the economy. the plan is not a rescue option if there is no agreement on avoiding automatic tax hikes and spending cut nose deal. no outward progress between the white house and republicans now. >>> in morning the air force will conduct another test flight of new experimental space plane. the x-37b is being developed as an unmanned vehicle, engineers say it can fly
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Dec 12, 2012 1:40am PST
landmark in michigan. once a union strong hold, the new measure that is dealing a serious blow to organized labor. >>> then call it the safety dance. the cop who is really busting a move or two. >> he's having fun on his job. i can appreciate that. >> getting low, getting low, getting low. i wonder if he has a sound track out there for him. or just his own tunes going on in his head. >>> but first, the white house is out with a strong reaction to north korea's successful test firing of a long-range ballistic missile. >> the obama administration calls the launch a highly provocative act that threatens regional security. the question now, does the threat extend to this country? >> reporter: in a breaking news broadcast, north korean television celebrated the regime's successful test of the long-range rocket from its launch site. it is the second attempt by the north koreans this year. last april, a similar test failed within minutes after takeoff. this time, the rocket traveled directly over okinawa, before falling 180 miles north of the philippines according to the japanese governm
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